Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 61256201 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 文学の世界[旧パッケージ]
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The World of Literature
ヤナセ ヨシハル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students
Keywords Politics and literature, philosophy, colonialism, war, Japanese literature 
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Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Arts and Humanities/Social Sciences) Category:Literature / Linguistics
*Students who got admitted in 2018 or after can take this course as an “Area Course”. For this group of students, credits from this course will be regarded as credits from an “Area Course”.
If students who got admitted in 2017 or before take this course, it is regarded as a “Package-Based Subject”. The latter group of students cannot take this course as an “Area Course”. 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to explain the formation and development processes and contemporary issues of each academic discipline.
2. To be able to explain historical and contemporary issues that span multiple academic disciplines from multifaceted perspectives. 
Class Objectives
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This class objectives is to learn the Japanese literature and philosophy  at the world warⅡwith the context of the colonialism . 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introductory guidance
lesson2 Marxism and conversion
lesson3 romanticism
lesson4 nationalism
lesson5 post-colonialism
lesson6 Hideo Kobayashi and Bungakukai
lesson7  the movement of Nihon Roumanha
lesson8  I-novel and conversion novel
lesson9  avant-gardes of literature and their ends
lesson10 avant-gardes of literature and their ends
lesson11 literature in the war with the context of Islam
lesson12 the school of Kyoto. Japanese modern philosophy
lesson13 Japanese modern ciritics and war
lesson14 study of relision philosophy and war
lesson15 final examination 
Reference Books :ken Hirano, Shouwa bungakushi
Bunzo Hashikawa, Nihon roumannha hihann jyosetu
Wataru Hiromatsu, kinndai no cyoukoku
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Lessen 1  To read  the book of history Japanese modern literature
Lesson2  to examine the word of conversion
Lessen3  to examine the word of romanticism
Lessen4  to examine the word of nationalism
Lessen5  to examine the word of post-colonialism
Lessen6  to read text of hideo Kobayashi
Lessen7  to examine the word of Nihon Roumanha
Lessen8  to examine the word of I-novel
Lessen9  to examine the word of avant-gardes of literature in 20th century
Lessen10  to read text of Riichi Yokomitsu
Lessen11  to examine the word of islam and japan
Lessen12  to examine the word of school of Kyoto
Lessen13  to examine the word of japanese modern ciritics Lessen14 to examine the word of study of relision philosophy
Lessen15  final examination
Grading Method Participation in class 50%,final examination 50% 
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Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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